30 - 45 Minutes From SLC:
Alta Ski Area
Nestled near the top of one of Utah's best canyons, Alta is a storied paradise for skiers. Even riders leave their boards at home for a chance at the 2,600+ acres of Alta's renowned slopes featuring 118 runs.
Brighton Ski Resort
Located at the very top of Big Cottonwood Canyon, Brighton averages over 500 inches of snow a winter. The resorts well-balanced 1,000+ acres features 66 runs, three terrain parks and 1,875 feet of vert, all accessible from four high-speed quads.
Deer Valley Resort
As one of Utah’s most popular luxury mountain resorts, Deer Valley goes out of its way to ensure the best skiing experience possible. The ski-only area limits the number of lift tickets sold in a day, grooms like a champion and keeps their season nice and tight to ensure premium ski conditions.
Park City Mountain
Park City Mountain is one of Utah’s world-class ski resorts, with more than 7,300 acres of winter fun and countless things to do off the slopes. Check it out!
Snowbird Ski Resort
Snowbird boasts the longest ski season in Utah, often opening before Thanksgiving and staying open through Memorial Day. The resort's generous season means more time on its award-winning terrain, which includes 140 runs spread across 2,500 acres and 3,240 vertical feet.
Solitude Mountain Resort
They say Solitude isn't just a name, it's a promise. It's crazy to think that peaceful seclusion is possible, with 1,200+ skiable acres, 82 runs, 2,494 feet of vert and the canyon's average 500 annual inches of snow. Nevertheless, solitude is very much a reality.
Woodward Park City
Woodward Park City is the nation’s first all-in-one action sports and ski resort, located just 30 minutes from downtown Salt Lake City.
Within an Hour:
Nordic Valley Ski Resort overlooks a spectacular rural landscape just an hour north of Salt Lake City International Airport. The valley feels wonderfully secluded and offers the best of The Greatest Snow on Earth® at a budget-friendly price.
Powder Mountain superlatives include "terrain for days," "massive," "super fun" and "more than 500 annual inches of snow." Powder Mountain is accessible in about an hour's drive from Salt Lake City International Airport.
Snowbasin Resort is a perennial top ten for SKI magazine in categories like dining, service, lifts and weather. Here's how that translates: Snowbasin takes care of everything it can control, and Mother Nature does the rest. Snowbasin Resort is under an hour from Salt Lake City International Airport, but is also about 30 minutes from the vibrant Ogden metropolitan area.
Sundance Mountain Resort
Rustic, elegant and handmade are some of the words that capture the feeling of Sundance Mountain Resort. This log cabin-esque skiing resort that Robert Redford built is only an hour from Salt Lake International Airport.
How to Prepare for Your Utah Ski Vacation
Follow these five simple tips to take full advantage of The Greatest Snow on Earth®.
So maybe you arrive in Utah via airplane, train or bus with no plans on how to get around. Certainly you can rent a car. But there may be options to get around using public transportation, particularly along the populous and vibrant Wasatch Front.
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City makes a great gateway for travelers making a trip to Utah's ski resorts or southward to Utah’s renowned red rock country.
The quality and quantity of Utah's snow, ski resorts and winter experiences means you truly can have the ski or snowboard vacation of your dreams.